California wine tasting, fine dining, a couple of active adventures thrown in for good measure. Baby boomers, is this your idea of travel fun? If you think that this post is going to be about visiting the wine country of Napa or Sonoma, you are wrong. While both are worthy wine destinations, I want to introduce you to central California’s Paso Robles, where wine, food, history and ranching culture combine to make a western blend of wine travel fun.
Alan and I recently visited Paso Robles at the beginning of a coastal California sports car road trip. With the luxury boutique hotel, La Bellasera, as our headquarters, we spent four days exploring the area. What did we find?
With more than 200 wineries located in Paso Robles, enthusiasts will find it impossible to visit every one. How do you choose? We started in the heart of the city at Paso Wine Centre. The plan? Sample a few wines, then route an itinerary based on the wineries that we liked.
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